Lauren Malhoit

Lauren Malhoit has been in the IT industry for over 15 years as a customer, channel partner, and now vendor. Malhoit has been an author of two books: VMware vCenter Operations Manager Essentials and Operating Application Centric Infrastructure. Lauren has also been an avid blogger and podcast (In Tech We Trust) host for several years. She’s also published three PluralSight courses on Cisco ACI Fundamentals and Integrating VMware vSphere with Cisco ACI. She’s currently a co-host on Cisco’s TechwiseTV.


November 13, 2017


Business Critical and High Value Services on TechWiseTV

There's been a lot of talk about the new service offerings Cisco recently announced and Robb and I are here to help you separate the signal from the noise....

November 8, 2017


Era of Intelligence – Cisco Live Cancun 2017

Here I am again at another Cisco Live! I'm pretty excited about this one, because I'm not hosting anything...I'm really just here to learn and spread some of that information...

September 28, 2017


TechWiseTV LIVE: Introducing Cisco Intersight for UCS and HX and the New ACI Anywhere

It's a long blog title, but there's a lot of information packed into this show! We pulled it off, our second ever live TechWiseTV show and we're back in the...

September 9, 2017


Fifth Generation Cisco Unified Computing System: The Workshop

You know them, you love them…Cisco UCS just released their brand new fifth generation servers. Well, I shouldn’t even call them servers, it’s really an entire system when we’re talking about UCS. We at TechWise can’t get enough of them. We had experts Arvie Martin and Jim Leach on to tell us all about what’s […]

August 14, 2017


Catalyst Switching Programmability: The Workshop

Let me just start by saying this…10 minutes before we even started the webinar, the questions started rolling in. The first question, of course, being “Do I need to understand programming to be a network engineer?” Something we’re hearing over and over these days. If you’re asking my honest answer on that, I would say…it […]

July 31, 2017


Introduction to Software Defined Access: The Workshop

Well...it's finally happened, Robb Boyd  has handed the controls of the TechWiseTV Workshops over to me! Don't worry, you still get to hear his dulcet voice on this episode....

July 25, 2017


Scaling Compute and Storage with HyperFlex

Everyone knows the story by now. We have siloed groups of people working on various parts of our data center infrastructures. There’s a lot of red-tape, a lot of disparate...

November 4, 2015


Cisco ACI at OpenStack 2015 in Tokyo

Because of the nature of SDN, and specifically the automation available with Cisco's Application Centric Infrastructure, ACI works really well with cloud orchestration tools such as OpenStack. I was able...

August 24, 2015


vBrownBag Cisco ACI Panel Session at VMworld 2015

Have you seen the vBrownBag Tech Talks at previous conferences or maybe checked them out on YouTube? If not, I highly recommend it. If you’re not familiar with vBrownBag it is actually several things! For one, it’s a weekly podcast (or videocast, really) with different guest hosts every week who usually give about an hour […]